Forces of Nature

From floods and fires to tornados and blizzards, pioneers were constantly watching – and battling – the weather.

Support your local library

Libraries are more than a place to check out a book or access free internet service. Libraries have expanded their services to meet the needs of today’s audiences.

Book Event Season is here

We’re moving into “Book Event Season,” when authors meet with readers at book fairs and speaking events. You can find me at the following events.

For the love of herding dogs

Herding dogs

All three of my novels include pets as part of the story. There’s Sunny in Proving Her Claim and Maddie in Lone Tree Claim. I had intended to switch it up in the third book and put a cat into the story. And I did.

Celebrating Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month celebrates the contributions women have made to the United States and recognizes the achievements women have made in a variety of fields.

Sequel or Series?

But I didn’t write a Sequel: a “what happened next” book with the same characters. Instead, I wrote a story with new characters: Katie and Jake. So, I’m writing a Series.

Top Ten Books for 2023

It’s the time of year when Top Ten Lists start popping up, so I decided to look through my GoodReads list for 2023 and see which books I rated the highest. Interestingly, my list contained a good mix of fiction and non-fiction books

Acronyms for authors

Every industry has jargon and acronyms. The writing and publishing industry is no different. Even after publishing two books, I still find myself Googling some of these codewords.